UKS2 Geography

How does Mexico make its money? We were surprised to learn that the largest economy in Mexico is vehicle production! We learned all about important economic activities in Mexico, and where these industries are based. We took a tour of Cancun (a tourism hotspot) and Penasquito (a gold mining area). Our key words were import […]

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KS2 French

Now that we have developed our vocabulary, we are starting to use it in sentences. First of all, we read a description of two monsters, to see if we could translate it using the vocabulary we were familiar with. Then we applied this to our own sentences, thinking of numbers and descriptions of monster body […]

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UKS2 Geography/History

This week, we have delved into the history of Mexico. We looked at historical sources from the Maya to see if we could use them to make any deductions about how the Maya could have lived. Then, we learned all about when and where the Ancient Maya lived, and what their lives were like. During […]

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LifeSavers is Back!

The school wants to start up the LifeSavers savings scheme for children again and we can’t do it without your help! Year 5 children, if you enjoy mathematics and would like to be one of our bankers on Tuesday or Friday mornings before school then come and speak to Miss Steer. As soon as we […]

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Exploring acrylics

Today we explored colour mixing using acrylic paints. Having looked at some famous artwork on the theme of autumn, we got mixing! Some of us also created some simple paintings using the colours we made.

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UKS2 RE

What is love? Today we found out what Jesus did in his life that showed love. We used drama to act out different bible verses that showed Jesus’s love to others ❤️ Then we heard Corinthians 13, and learned what the bible says love truly is (or isn’t). We thought about what it means to […]

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UKS2 Human Geography of Mexico

To get to know Mexico a bit better, we looked at different population data to see what it could tell us about living in Mexico. We had some rich discussions about the dispersal of people across the country, the changes in population in the last century, and what impact that has on the country. We […]

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Les Parties du Corps in KS2

We are learning about the parts of our bodies in French this half-term, using the trusty Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes song (or Tête, Epaules, Genoux et Pieds to give it the correct French title) to help us. We are playing vrai ou faux games to see if we can identify the correct parts of […]

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